• Dr. Derosa’s Resurrection: Part III

    by  • September 20, 2013 • 0 Comments

    By R.G. Summers Art by Dawn Vogel Click here for Part II. After my phone call with Mr. Charlie, I went directly to the salon down the street. He had told me that he would send a plane immediately and that I only needed to be at the RentonMunicipalAirport by ten-thirty that night. I...

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    Diary of a Turnip Girl

    by  • September 16, 2013 • 0 Comments

    An essay by Ellyn Patterson, as provided by Finale Doshi-Velez Art by Leigh Legler As the science of genetic engineering nears maturity, our understanding of the psychological repercussions of commonplace genetic modifications remains woefully understudied. Below I share an excerpt from a diary of a client who visited me 15 years after conception with...

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    Dr. Derosa’s Resurrection: Part II

    by  • September 13, 2013 • 0 Comments

    By R.G. Summers Photo by Dawn Vogel Click here for Part I. Finding out that my mother had been cryogenically frozen for the past seventeen years put a damper on the whole weekend. Uncle Bruce repeatedly offered to take me out–go see the new Star Trek movie, have dinner at the Space Needle, hike...

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    Electricity (And How To Survive It)

    by  • September 9, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Advice from Professor Swick, as provided by Adam Millard Art by Scarlett O’Hairdye My name, if you are not from the scientific community or a member of The Society of Mad Professors, is Professor Swick, and I am one of the greatest minds ever to grace the earth. I am the brains behind such intricate...

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    Dr. Derosa’s Resurrection: Part I

    by  • September 6, 2013 • 1 Comment

    By R.G. Summers Photo by Dawn Vogel I knew that my family wasn’t going to make a big deal out of my eighteenth birthday. It would have been nice if they’d at least been there, but with Dad incarcerated in a Trongodian prison and Uncle Bruce doing business in Egypt, it just wasn’t going...

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    Isaac’s Butterfly

    by  • September 2, 2013 • 0 Comments

    An essay by Abraham J. Miles, provided by Dan Hart Art by Leigh Legler 1991-07-07 – 16:00 My son discovered a giant green moth today. Its wing patterns are asymmetrical, with five-fingered jagged appendages peeling off the edges. It has three antennae protruding from its head instead of two. I’ve never seen anything like this...

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    Less Than Five Days Left to Save the World

    by  • August 27, 2013 • 0 Comments

    And by “save the world” I mean “submit to the special call for submissions.” If you have a story you’d love to submit, especially one that wouldn’t otherwise fit our guidelines, send it in! We also need more fictional classified ads and questions for the advice column. For details on what we’re looking for,...

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    Effects of Subcranial Electrode Implantation on Neurological Function: Insights from a Case Study

    by  • August 26, 2013 • 0 Comments

    An academic paper by Flavius Vulnificus, PhD, as provided by Carl Grafe Art by Luke Spooner ABSTRACT While electrical brain stimulation is commonly used as a treatment for disorders like Parkinson’s disease and epilepsy, the neurological effects of direct exposure to electric pulses over time are not clearly understood. In order to investigate the...

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